We Failed Yellowstone and the Tetons

Yep, you read that right.  We failed the Tetons.  Oh, and then we failed Yellowstone. Let me explain. This page may contain affiliate links.  This means I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust.  … Continue reading We Failed Yellowstone and the Tetons

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Our Favorite Trail Game

You aren’t guaranteed to see wildlife in the national parks and anyone who tells you that you are is misinformed.  What you are guaranteed, however, is plenty of plants.  Trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers that you don’t normally see in your everyday life.  The beauty of the national parks is that nature is completely untouched, … Continue reading Our Favorite Trail Game

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is the prettiest little national park you’ve probably never heard of.  It’s located in western North Dakota, right on I-94, next to the charming little town of Medora, North Dakota.   Theodore Roosevelt National Park was not the first national park ever created. In fact, it wasn’t even created while Roosevelt … Continue reading Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Santa Rosa, New Mexico: The Blue Hole

On your way from Amarillo, Texas, to Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the lovely town of Santa Rosa. Located on the famed Route 66, Santa Rosa is also home to the Blue Hole, a circular, bell-shaped pool that is a popular destination for SCUBA diving and training. This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that … Continue reading Santa Rosa, New Mexico: The Blue Hole

How To: Eat Healthy on the Road

Because we travel with the Monkey Barrel, we travel with everything AND the kitchen sink... literally! This helps us to stay (somewhat) on track with our normal, healthy eating routines. Sure, we have plenty of s'mores around the campfire, and there are hot dogs and hamburgers to grill. But there are also plenty of salads, … Continue reading How To: Eat Healthy on the Road

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in western Colorado.  It’s a little off the beaten path, especially if you are driving through Colorado to get to the Utah parks, or if the only thing on your radar in Colorado is the Rocky Mountain National Park. … Continue reading Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust. For more information, please read my Disclosure Statement. I’m not sure where … Continue reading Great Sand Dunes National Park

Valles Caldera National Preserve

Valles Caldera National PreserveThose tiny dots are all elk! This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust. For more information, please read my Disclosure Statement. … Continue reading Valles Caldera National Preserve

Winter Doldrums Part 1: How Do You Hygge?

This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust. For more information, please read my Disclosure Statement. Do you hygge?  You probably do and don’t even … Continue reading Winter Doldrums Part 1: How Do You Hygge?